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Pumpkin Head (Large)


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Knit your own cuddly pumpkin heads (5" tall and 6" wide). This pumpkin head is easy to make and would be a great Halloween gift, decoration or party favor. For an ADVANCED BEGINNER knitter. The pumpkin is mostly knitted flat on straight needles using short row shaping (fully explained in the pattern). The stalk is knitted in the round on dpns. There is only one sewn seam. HINTS AND TIPS to help you with this pattern are available on my blog this is mentioned in the pattern. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Garter (knit) Stitch Knitting in the round on dpns GAUGE 6.5 stitches and 9 rows in stockinette stitch = 1" SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 5" tall and 6" wide SUGGESTED YARN 65 yards of Worsted weight

Supplies Needed

  • Approx 60 yards of Orange Worsted weight yarn
  • Approx 4 yards of Green worsted weight yarn
  • US size 5 (3.75 mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge

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Natty Knits
Natty Knits
I'm an expat Brit living in the San Francisco Bay Area and a stay at home Mum. I'm also an avid knitter with many ideas for interesting designs using unusual construction and techniques. My Mum taught me to knit when I was 7 years old, I thought I'd forgotten it but when I came back to knitting 7 years ago I discovered that it was all still there. I love to knit in 3D and around corners, so I use knitting in the round and short row shaping in many of my designs. I'd also prefer not to sew lots of pieces together, so my knitted toy designs have as little sewing as I can manage.